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Re: Emacs (CVS sources) tex-mode bug

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Emacs (CVS sources) tex-mode bug
Date: Sun, 16 Jan 2005 21:37:05 +0100
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Chip Coldwell <address@hidden> writes:

> I discovered that the sub shell will prompt correctly if invoked as an
> interactive shell.  I wonder if Apple has been tinkering with how
> bash(1) behaves (or perhaps someone at FSF?).

The shell only starts interactively when input is connected to a (pseudo)
terminal.  On MacOS ptys are buggy, so pipes are used instead (see


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